ane Dawkins was born in Palestine and grew up in Wilton, a small English country town in Wiltshire, neighbouring county to Jane Austen's Hampshire. Born in Palestine, Jane Dawkins grew up in the English countryside. She now resides happily in Key West with her husband, Chuck, and Tinker, their Golden Retriever.
Before moving to Key West Jane lived and worked in Germany, London, New York City, and New York's Hudson Valley. From her early days as an executive secretary in businesses as varied as records, opera management and international oil, not to mention happy days at the top of the World Trade Center in NYC at Windows on the World, she struck out on her own as a gourmet food producer, then as a graphic/book designer, editor, author, painter, and lately, ceramicist.